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John Howard Society of London and District

601 Queens Ave
London, ON
N6B 1Y9
Fax: 519-438-7670
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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2023: Suggest an edit



Eligibility / Target Population

Persons involved in the criminal justice system, persons at risk of becoming involved in the justice system, their families


Free for most services


Taghrid Hussain - Executive Director
519-438-4168 ext 223 *



Area Served

London and District


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Description of Services

Provides services on a continuum from preventing involvement with the law, to arrest and detention, to successful reintegration back into the community

Services include:
  • information, advocacy and referrals
  • one-on-one and family counselling available
  • Children's Group Preventative after school program for children living in the Boullee, Huron, and Kipps Lane communities * a group for girls and boys between the ages of 4 and 12 years in the Huron subsidized housing project * a safe place to go after school to engage in fun educational activities, eat snacks, build positive relationships and develop skills
  • Community Case Management and Supervision (CCMS) Program The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) implemented a national Community Case Management and Supervision (CCMS) program, in partnership with the John Howard Society of Canada, to provide an alternative to detention for those who would otherwise be detained in custody awaiting the resolution of their immigration issues * offers intensive community supervision and case management services to eligible individuals so they can be safely supervised in the community
  • Direct Accountability Program An alternative to prosecution for eligible individuals over the age of 18 who have been charged with minor criminal offences * accused persons are held accountable through community-based sanctions
  • Indigenous Services Program The John Howard Society of London and District is under contract with the Ministry of the Solicitor General and the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services to provide culturally relevant probation and parole supervision for Indigenous adults and youth *
  • Women's Group A weekly support group for women who have a loved one involved in the criminal justice system.  The group offers women an opportunity to receive support through emotional crisis, evaluate their relationships and receive relevant information about the criminal justice system. 

Services and Programs:

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About Us

The John Howard Society of London and District is a not-for-profit, charitable organization providing a broad range of evidence-based and outcome-driven community services in London and District. Our organization has a strong history of helping individuals and families who are at risk of, or who have come into conflict with the law.

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2023: Suggest an edit